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Posted on 24 Aug 2006 at 8:30pm

Human Rights Campaign presents sneak preview of new film, “‘Dirty Laundry’

Human Rights Campaign presents a sneak preview of “‘Dirty Laundry,’ the latest film from writer-director Maurice Jamal, on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Angelika Film Center and Caf?, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane. Admission is free.
There will be an after-party at Cosmo Rouge, 407 N. Bishop St.

“Dirty Laundry” is described as a modern-day prodigal son story with a twist. It centers on New York magazine writer Patrick, played by Rockmond Dunbar, who returns to his family’s home in the South after 10 years to discover a big secret that could threaten his “perfect” life. The film also features Loretta Devine as the family matriarch, Evelyn, whose own story holds as much drama and secrecy as her son’s, and standout performances from Jenifer Lewis as Aunt Lettuce and Terri J. Vaughn as Jackie.

For information, e-mail Brandon Baud at Brandon.baud@hrc.org.

Opendoor Productions presents concert by Tremblay in Fort Worth

OpenDoor Productions presents French-Canadian singer-songwriter Lucie Blue Tremblay in concert Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Heart & Soul Coffeehouse, located inside Agape Metropolitan Community Church, 4615 SE Loop 820 in Fort Worth.

Tickets are $15 and are available online at www.opendoorproductionstx.com. Tickets are also available at the church at Best Friends Club, 2620 E. Lancaster Ave. in Fort Worth. OpenDoor sponsors are Best Friends Club, The Kudlac Agency Allstate Insurance and Busy B’s Bakery.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, August 25, 2006.

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